The Cold War, 1945-1991

Synopsis

Mason provides concise coverage of the entire Cold War, paying particular attention to the Soviet-American dimension. This pamphlet:* Analyzes the origins of the conflict* Examines how the existence of nuclear weapons gives a unique character to the period* Discusses the involvement of other nations and regions, particularly China* Explains how and why the cold war ended* Draws on recent research of revisionist scholars.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1996